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    Line Segments Equation

    How would I go about doing this one:


    Find XY if WX = 1/3(XY)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Jiggyfly View Post
    How would I go about doing this one:


    Find XY if WX = 1/3(XY)
    your question was already answered here. Please do not double post, it is against the rules
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    Hello, Mr.Jiggyfly!


    Just substitute into the equation . . .

    We have: . \underbrace{WX}_{\downarrow} \;=\;\frac{1}{3}\underbrace{(XY)}_{\downarrow}
    . . . . . . . x + 2 \;=\;\frac{1}{3}(5x + 2)

    Solve for x . . . then evaluate 5x+2

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